SOS vs LJU Dream11 Prediction: The 13th game of the ECS T10 Croatia 2021 is scheduled to be between the Sir Oliver Split and Ljubljana on 14 October (Thursday) at the Hotel Resnik Cricket Ground in Croatia. This is the first match to be played at the same day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and both these teams have got a fair idea on how to approach things this season.
Both these sides are coming into this encounter after having witnessed quite different fortunes unfold so far in the ongoing edition of the competition. The Sir Oliver Split team have not been in the best of forms in this season as they have lost all of their four matches in a convincing manner. On the other hand, Ljubljana did lose their opening two games but then made a brilliant comeback with two amazing wins against Split India Brodosplit in their next couple of games.
The ECS T10 Croatia 2021 tournament is a six-day affair and all the 24 matches of this season will be played in a single cricket ground in Croatia. It will be really important for both these sides to play with the best of their abilities from the opening stages of this tournament. They also have some really talented players in their respective line-ups.
Fixture Name: Match 13, Sir Oliver Split vs Ljubljana
Competition: ECS T10 Croatia
Date: 14 October
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Ground: Hotel Resnik Cricket Ground, Croatia
Pitch Report: The surface and the conditions at the Hotel Resnik Cricket Ground are once again expected to be dry and slow. The spinners have extracted great amount of turn from this track and it will behave similarly in this match as well. The pace bowlers will have to hit the right lengths to get some success. The captain winning the toss should look to bat first. There will be some decent amount of bounce available on the wicket The average first innings total will once again remain around the 90-100 mark.
It will be a calculative move to include a mixed combination of both SOS and LJU players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. It will be a good decision to include more of all-rounders and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Shoaib Siddiqui, Ayush Pandey, Omob Masum and Nikola Davidovic will remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sam Houghton
BATSMEN: Omob Masum, Shahid Arshad, David Skinner
ALL-ROUNDERS: Nikola Davidovic, Shoaib Siddiqui, Ayush Pandey, Aqeel Mirza
BOWLERS: Jovan Reb, Nilesh Ujawe, Stefan Nerandzic
The Ljubljana team will definitely start as the favourites to win this match due to their impressive show in the ongoing competition so far. Ljubljana have won 2 matches with convincing performances both in the batting as well as bowling departments. On the other hand, Sir Oliver Split will be eyeing to come with an improved performance in this game in order to pick up their first win this season.
The Sir Oliver Split will be hoping to grab the momentum from the initial phase of the tournament both with the bat and ball. The likes of Omob Masum, Sandeep Soni, Sam Houghton and Drazan Jakolis will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Jovan Reb, Nikola Davidovic and Stefan Nerandzic will be very much important with the ball.
Sir Oliver Split will depend a lot on Nikola Davidovic to deliver excellent performance both in the batting as well as bowling departments due to his amazing performance in the first two matches. He picked up two vital wickets with the ball in the first match against Split India Brodosplit. Nikola Davidovic has also scored as many as 20 runs in the two matches so far.
For the Sir Oliver Split, Omob Masum will be a key player to watch out for in this match because of his fine performance in the previous two matches. He has scored 17 runs and taken 2 wickets in the first two games against Split India Brodosplit. In his career, Omob Masum scored a total of 78 runs with the bat at an impressive strike-rate. He also took as many as 8 wickets in the last T10 tournament at an economy of 6.76.
SOS Playing 11 (likely)
For the Ljubljana, it will be really crucial to bring in their experience upfront both in the batting as well as bowling departments in this T10 tournament. The likes of Awais Ikram, Shoaib Siddiqui, Shahid Arshad and Waqar Khan will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Om Raj, Nilesh Ujawe and Aqeel Mirza will be the key with the ball.
For the Ljubljana, all-rounder Shoaib Siddiqui has been really impressive so far in the first two matches this season especially with the bat. He played a vital knock of 31 runs off 22 balls in the second match after having scored 27 runs in the opening game against Belgrade. Shoaib has not picked up a lot of wickets with the ball but has been very much economical. He will once again be an important player for his side in the rest of the competition.
The Ljubljana will once again depend a lot on Awais Ikram to contribute well in the batting department. Awais Ikram is quite an experienced campaigner in the T10 format of the game and has played a lot of ECS T10 competitions. He has notched up more than 300 runs in the recent while and also at an impressive strike-rate of 141.26. He scored 13 runs in the opening two matches against Belgrade this season.
LJU Playing 11 (likely)
Watch the ECS T10 Croatia 2021 Live score and streaming on the FanCode app. All the player stats, details, analysis and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available exclusively on the Fancode app. There will a great experience of entertainment in this T10 encounter. There will be some really talented players in action in this SOS vs LJU match.
The ECS T10 Croatia 2021 will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights were not up for grabs as it is a domestic limited-overs tournament played in Croatia and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the FanCode app. While following the Covid-19 norms, the crowds won’t be allowed in the stadium.
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